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Myles Turner Can Protect the Rim But Still Has Plenty to Learn About NBA Defense

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Myles Turner has been a god send. The Indiana Pacers selected him with the 11th pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, and despite missing six weeks of key development time during his rookie year with a broken thumb, he is already proven to be a potent scoring weapon who can shoot with range and get buckets around the hoop. He has also been a force as a rim protector, blocking tons of shots including a signature swat of LeBron James at the goal.

Since his breakout game in Denver on January 17, Turner has been fantastic, averaging 15.